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Thursday, Sept. 20

Benefit dinner for Vienna Purdue
SPONSOR: Coach Jennifer Hayes and the Hartem volleyball teams
WHO: Public
(See article.)

Hartsburg-Emden High School cafeteria
WHEN: 4-6:30 pm

Sept. 21-23

Mason City Sesquicentennial
(See article, including schedule of events.)
WHERE: Mason City

Saturday, Sept. 22

Elkhart Farmer's Market
Elkhart Farmer's Market
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Local vendors. Fresh produce, herbs, cheese, melons, flowers, baked goods and much more.
WHERE: Elkhart Village Hall
WHEN: 8 am-noon, rain or shine

Elkhart Fall Festival
Village of Elkhart
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Flea market, all sorts of food, nonprofits, arrowhead display, antique tractors, library book and bake sale. Come have fun.
(See article.)

WHERE: Downtown Elkhart
WHEN: 8 am-5 pm

Book and bake sale
Elkhart Public Library
WHO: Everyone
WHERE: 121 Bohan St., Elkhart
WHEN: 8 am-2 pm

Electronics recycling collection
SPONSOR: Logan County Joint Solid Waste Agency and Retro-Tech Electronics
WHO: All Logan County residents
(See article.)
DETAILS: Accepting the following working and nonworking items: computer equipment, including hard drives, monitors, keyboards, printers and scanners; entertainment equipment, including TVs, radios, stereos, VCRs, DVD and CD players, and game systems; small household appliances, including microwaves, blenders, mixers, food processors, toasters and toaster ovens; small business equipment, including copiers, fax machines, typewriters and calculators. Cell phones and printer cartridges will be collected for donation to the Wal-Mart Children’s Miracle Network.
A $5 fee will be charged for TVs 27 inches or smaller and for all computer monitors. A $25 fee will be charged for TVs over 27 inches, including consoles and big screens. All usable computers and electronic items will be refurbished for distribution to low-income and disabled households, either free or at reduced cost. Nonworking and outdated equipment will be diverted from landfills and recycled in accordance with EPA standards.

Logan County Fairgrounds -- use Main Gate entrance off Postville Drive
WHEN: 9 am- noon

"Hounds & Handbags" purse sale, cookout and bake sale
Humane Society of Logan County
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Designer-inspired purses. Great selection. Great prices. Get a hamburger or hot dog after shopping and a homemade treat for dessert. All proceeds to help build an animal shelter in Lincoln.
Kroger parking lot
WHEN: 10 am-4 pm

Cruisin' 66 cookout
Cruisin' 66
WHO: Public
(See article.)
WHERE: Wal-Mart parking lot
WHEN: 11 am-4 pm

Classic car cruise-in
Railsplitter Antique Auto Club
WHO: Public
WHERE: Downtown Lincoln square
WHEN: 5-9 pm

Sunday, Sept. 23

Prairie Harvest Days 5K Run/Walk, 1 Mile Kids Fun Run
WHO: Public
DETAILS: For more information, click here.
WHERE: Pavilion Park, Mason City
WHEN: 7:30 am

Fall Farm Day bus tour
SPONSOR: Abraham Lincoln Tourism Bureau of Logan County
WHO: Public, by reservation
(See article.)

Logan County agritourism sites
WHEN: 1-5 pm

Concert to benefit Harvest of Talents
SPONSOR: Harvest of Talents for World Hunger
WHO: Public
DETAILS: A concert of various styles of music from the masters to Broadway by Lincoln Christian Church Worship Choir and a group of talented musicians. A freewill offering will be taken for Harvest of Talents, and all proceeds will be used to help the hungry and hurting of our world.
WHERE: Lincoln Christian Church sanctuary, 204 N. McLean
WHEN: 2:30 pm

Monday, Sept. 24

DivorceCare seminar and support group
Jefferson Street Christian Church
(See article.)

WHERE: 1700 N. Jefferson St.
WHEN: 7-9 pm

Thursday, Sept. 27

Illinois National Guard "Tying the Yellow Ribbon" event
SPONSOR: Jefferson Street Christian Church
WHO: Lincoln community
(See article.)

1700 N. Jefferson St.
WHEN: 6:30 pm

Saturday, Sept. 29

Dog wash
(Final one in 2007)
Humane Society of Logan County
WHO: Public
DETAILS: By donation. Free gift bag for first 25 dogs. Nail-clipping available for $7 fee. Free bandana with $15 donation. Picture with your clean pooch, $3.
J&S Auto, Woodlawn Road
WHEN: 10 am-2 pm

Sunday, Sept. 30

Logan County CROP organization
Watch for more information in Lincoln Daily News.
WHERE: Beginning in Scully Park
WHEN: 1:30 pm

Through Oct. 27

Harvest of Talents license plate display dates
SPONSOR: Harvest of Talents for World Hunger
WHO: Owners of vehicles registered in Illinois
DETAILS: Special event license plates produced through the Illinois Secretary of State's office available for $25 per set. Applicants need to provide driver's license number and legible copy of vehicle registration valid through October or beyond.
WHERE: From Lincoln Christian Church
WHEN: Monday-Friday 8-5

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